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    September 24, 2010
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harford county police to the scene. >> we had a school bus with six children and a driver. an suv and a passenger vehicle. the driver of the suv was transported to shock trauma with injuries and he was taken by ground. the children and the bus driver were transported to a local hospital with minor juice and released to the custody of their parents. >> reporter: it appears the kids from meadowvale elementary walked away with bumps and bruises. >> it was scary knowing these kids are not seat belted on buses. being the way it is on its side. the kids on one side of the bus fell over to the other. that's a huge concern. >> reporter: investigators believe the westbound audi
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crashed into it and crashed into the blazer. the school bus driver also suffered a broken leg in that accident. jeff hager abc 2 news. these are pictures from portland, oregon from yesterday where a school bus crash injured a 10-year-old burl girl. the car crashed into the bus. the girl hit her head on the bus seat and take ton the hospital. these other students in the bus along with the driver are all o.k.. according to the national highway administration since 19981450 school children have died. more than two-thirds were killed by school buses. more school age pedestrians are killed in school bus related crashes between the hours of 3:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.. investigators say the front of the bus was the main point of impact in about half of the
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fatal school bus related crashes. this story is just beginning on abc 2 news. you click on the top of the page. you will be able to scroll through the article and click on pictures at this morning crash. you will see it all at abc 2 news. virginia hosted safety and violence protection. comes in the wake of the murder of one of the lacrosse players. it comes five months after the 22-year-old lacrosse player was found killed. her exboyfriend george hugly is charged with her murder. the event featured a series of discussions. a resource there and public art project called lines of darkness and night there will be columns with black claws. the panel that accredits
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you to review its security measures following the shooting of a doctor by the son of a patient. dr. david cohen remains in good condition. hopkins has 45 days to submit a report to the joint commission. the commission will review the report and continue to follow the hospital for a few months to insure that it's plan is in place. well democracy 2010 tonight the race for maryland governor is close and getting dirty. they are set to square off in november. as brian joins us the gloves have already come off. >> reporter: the political ads in the governor race are getting a bit more negative. the latest one against martin o'malley was bought and paid for. the republican party sees an opening here in maryland and hope to make the same statement it did in other traditionally
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democratic states like massachusetts and new jersey. o'malley's campaign is firing back. it is expected and to expect more as the election approaches and the race tightens. >> now you are advertising the reasons why people need to vote for you or against the other fellow. and it seems with great frequency we're having ads why you need to voteness the other fellow. >> reporter: smith says even though voters don't like these negative ads they do work. both parties have plenty at stake here in maryland. brian kuebler. politics seem tame 50 years ago some day will mark the 50th anniversary of the first televised presidential debate. 70million people watched that debate. they say nixon won the debate.
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tonight it is all about raising money for a teenager that is wounded in a bombing attack. in less than 90 minutes a concert will get under way for emily kursteda. emily's boyfriend has arranged the concert. it will be held at our lady of perpetual health. the money raised will go to pay for emily's medical bills. tickets are $10 per person. there will be music and drinks. eddie fisher has died. fisher died wednesday at his home in berkeley from complications from hip surgery. he was 86 years old. although he had a shucksesful career he will be best known for his celebrity marriages. he married debbie reynolds she
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left her three years later. fisher has four children including actress and author carey fisher. weather wise today hot, hot, hot. tied an old record from 1970 out at dwi. may get hotter than that. take a look. you can see 95. we tied it. we'll see what the final reports looks like out of the airport. 97 in frederick. d.c. at 98. take a look a little wider shot. there is relief on the way. the band of cloud cover that is a cool front on the march. i don't think it will bring any rain but it will cool things off. not this evening. it will stay hot and tropical falling into the 80s. the weather has been pretty quiet and hot back here. a big difference in the
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midwest. look at this mess. this is what it looked like outside of minneapolis. a lingering storm system dumping as much a half a foot of rain across southern minnesota and western wisconsin. flooding as forced hundreds of people to evacuate their homes. bits shut down and schools canceling classes there. the forecast calls for dry conditions throughout the rest of the night tonight. soothe storm due in there -- another storm due in there tomorrow. all new at 5:00 maryland and the federal government are making sure the chesapeake bay is protected more. five other states including delaware and pennsylvania still have problems when it comes to stopping pollution. now the epa says it plans to tighten permits for pollution problems such as waste water treatment plants, storm water systems, scene animal feeding operations. well raven fans are hoping the wait will be worth it.
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only baltimore and miami haven't played a home game necessary year that will be this sunday. the purple and black will try to rebound after a disappointing 15-10 loss to the bengals. last sunday. baltimore turned the ball over four times. this week the browns could be without their starting quarterback. jason has not practiced this week. back up zone coo alice will make his second start. abc 2 is keeping to keep your family safe. most common mistakes parents make when strapping their kids into cars. and -- plus the count down is on for our extreme makeover home edition special.
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ladies of grove hope have been getting the best treatment. and they are returning the favor. 93 degrees right now. wyatt has a complete look at your forecast. coming up in a few. [ male announcer ] need a better way to save for the things you want?
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national safety experts say three out of four parents do not use child restraints safety. many parents here in maryland got a lesson open proper car seat installation with check points set up throughout the state. sherrie johnson has the five common mistakes used by parents when trying to secure their children in cars. >> reporter: children are precious cargo when riding in< and suvs. it's important to get them to the destination safely. one way to make that happen is
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proper car seat. nearly nine lives have been saved by the proper use of child safety seats. here are five mistakes they use. extended harness use will be the best protection for your child. after that, you want to make sure you use the booster seat before the seat belt. the next step is installing your car seat. use the lower anchors or the seat belt but not both. always refer to the car seat manual and the vehicle owners manual. it will give you all kinds of information on not only where to install the seat, but how to install the seat. next shop for ease of use and fit to the vehicle. the best car seat is not the car seats that everybody else has. it's the car seat that you're going to be able to put into your vehicle and you're going to be able to put your child in
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safely with that seat. the last tip is don't be afraid to ask for help. there are a lot of certified child safety passenger will help locate any child passenger safety site that can put your seat in correctly. consulting an expert at a safety seat check can be critical to make sure children are secured in the safest possible way. sherrie johnson. >> just a reminder for you car safety seat checks are taking place around the area tomorrow. you can visit www.safekids.org to find a check point in your area. maryland drivers take note. consider this a hands free heads up. just a reminder a new state law goes into effect next friday october 1st prohibiting drivers from holding their cell phone while talking. now the penalty of the
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secondary violation meaning police can only issue a citation for pulling over drivers for speedenning. the fines are 40-dollars for the first offense and $100 for subsequent violations. the certified most accurate and maryland's most powerful doppler radar. >> the rising blue cheese sale is coming up. >> yeah. i like when they get the jawbones on. gets the job done. battery dies after an hour. good stuff. going to be a hot sticky day. we tied a record. we will be get the observation autoof bwi. we'll see between hours. i know you are going to be anxiously awaiting that. i will run into the newsroom when we get that. a hot sticky day. we will cool off tomorrow in the 80s. breezy cooler sunday down in the 70s. >> that is good. >> let's take a look outside.
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yeah the second full day of fall kelly feeling like anything but. bottom line it's a summer night like friday night across the harbor and across the state. 94 right now. it feels hotter than that with the heat index pushing 100. winds southwest at 6:00. that's been a warm wind every day. take a look at this. look at that fog kelly. we were socked in early on this morning. that's for sure if this fog hadn't been there we would have heated up more rapidly. hot and sunny through the day. hazy conditions we will say. as we look at some of the highs locally neighborhood by neighborhood. mid to upper 90s by the story. frederick to 100. back across the eastern show low 90s. most of the rest of the state unless you are on the extreme east or west you are well into the mid 90s today. winds a little gusty out of the south through that today. our satellite is all clear for
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the moment. we have a front on the march normally we might expect showers and storms out of it. it doesn't look like the setup will lend itself to that. right now the front generating a thin line of showers out through ohio become through kentucky as this thing marchs further east we will see that moisture and punch. we will get the cool down behind it and get to push this hot pattern out to sea. but as it happens we will not see anymore rain. just an isolated shower. our future cast model keeping us nice and dry into the day. sunday as well another shot of cooler air. another boundary. that will drop us into the low 70s for a high and the chance for showers will be there. sunday night and into next week. also a one moisture source could end being a tropical storm matthew being a hurricane and getting weaponed up into
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the jet stream. that could bring us some rain in maryland. 68 partly cloudy tonight and a warm muggy friday night. no doubt about it. tomorrow we will go to 68. getting less hot but also staying breezy and tomorrow night we still think dry but a good bit cooler as winds turn west-northwest. let's take a look at the seven- day forecast. the trend as we go into the weekend cooler. a shower late saturday and sunday. better chances for rain come into the middle of next week. kelly. >> thanks a lot. mr. koa bare goes to washington. he testified at a house hearing on fog workers in the united states illegally. his testimony was no laughing matter for republicans who felt he tried to make a mockery of congress. countykaren travois has our
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report. >> i'm happy to use my celebrity to draw attention to this important complicated issue. i hope my star power can bump this hearing all the way up to c-span 1. >> reporter: he spent the day picking vegetables at a new york farm as part of the united farm workers take our job campaign. they allowed opportunities to replace immigrant farm workers. americans do not want these labor jobs. seven people including kobear showed up. >> it gave me understanding why americans are beginning a career as seasonal migrant workers. the obvious answer is for all of us to stop eating fruits and vegetables. >> reporter: he got serious when he tried to highlight this issue. >> seems like one of the least powerful people in the united states are migrant workers that
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do our work but don't have the rights. >> i think he mocked the hearing process. i think it was his intent to do that. i think it was clear his written testimony that was delivered to us last night was not addressed at all. >> reporter: house speaker nancy pelosi says it was good. >> speak of kobears tongue and cheek him and john stewart are holding competing rallies. he will host what he is calling a march to keep fear alive on october 30th. the daily show john stewart will hold as the rally to restore sanity on the same day. both are parities of glen beck's restoring honor rally on martin luther king gene's day i
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have a dream speech. more than 200 celebrity and nationally known authors will be on hand to talk about their books. expect to see sherry sheep pared, judge gleaned -- glenda hackette. and it is free. it was not your typical bank hold up. they kidnapped a bank employee strapping a bomb to his chest. and much more than a pain in the neck. new information on the treatment for the life threatening condition. tax on everything you buy?
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that's in andy harris' unfair tax plan. 23% sales tax. a 23% sales tax will cut my business in half. would be devastating. andy harris' 23% sales tax absolutely makes no sense. 23% sales tax would really make things unaffordable. that's too high for the average american out here. i don't know how we would manage it really. don't like that idea. we can't afford andy harris' idea. i'm frank kratovil and i approve this message.
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it's much more than just a pain in the neck. this arterial blockage could be deadly. a new study focuses on a procedure that seems to be effective when reducing the risk of stroke. >> the core radded arteries are live blood vessels. just like arteries in the heart plaque with build up in the vessels narrowing the path for blood throw. there are no symptoms for the buildup when a blockage is discovered a patient can under go a surgery call procedure to clear out the plaque from the artery. more than 3,000 asymptomatic patients were enrolled in a long-term study that found that patients that under went corroded gyre had 11% risk of
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stroke compared to 17%. the risk of stroke is still lower in those who had the surgery. with this medical minute i'm dr. timothy johnson. >> we want to remind you that komen race for the cure is ten days away. abc 2 news will be live on the air to broadcast the event from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.. you can still register for the big race by heading to our website at abc2news.com. click on the lifestyle tab and you can click on think pink. all next week we will be thinking pink in that week that leads up to the big race. we will be covering all sorts of breast cancer races. be sure to tune in all day long next tuesday september 28th. ly be hosting our -- i will be hosting our call to breast health. it's all part of our extensive
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think pink week. if you have old prescription drugs in the medicine cap net the dea wants you to hand them over. it's prescription drug take back day. it's from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.. it's all in an effort to prevent pill abuse. you can drop them off at several locations in the baltimore area. you can turn them over at the maryland capital police at 29 st. john street. and the howard county police department at 2410 courthouse drive. want to get your hands on an apple ipad? we can tell you where you can get one for just under $500. today these factories are full of dot com businesses. and now my job is helping maryland create
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new economy jobs. training new math and science teachers investing in our institutions of excellence pioneering new cyber security jobs and giving an old gm plant a jump start building electric motors. i'm barbara mikulski. i approve this message so you'll know i'm fighting for you. if they have their way, we're facing a mountain of debt and a massive tax increase. employers will continue to leave our state, taking their jobs with them. the next four years will impact the next decade, so we've put together a road map to 2020. a plan that brings jobs back to maryland by reducing spending and lowering taxes. let's make the maryland we love not just good, but great. now let's get down to work.
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bob ehrlich pretends to be for the working guy... but he's not on our side. i thought i knew bob ehrlich, but then i found out... he raised property taxes on every maryland family... and business. he increased college tuition... by 40%. 40%. and i thought i knew bob ehrlich. he was against raising the minimum wage. made $2.5 million... working for a lobbying firm. $2.5 million? he's not really on my side. with this tough economy, we really need a governor on our side.